Tales of diversity: Genomic and morphological characteristics of forty-six Arthrobacter phages

  title={Tales of diversity: Genomic and morphological characteristics of forty-six Arthrobacter phages},
  author={Karen K Klyczek and J. Alfred Bonilla and Deborah Jacobs-Sera and Tamarah L. Adair and Patricia Afram and Katherine G Allen and Megan L Archambault and Rahat M Aziz and Filippa G Bagnasco and Sarah Ball and Natalie A Barrett and Robert C. Benjamin and Christopher J Blasi and Katherine Streitel Borst and Mary A. Braun and Haley Broomell and Conner B Brown and Zachary S Brynell and Ashley B Bue and Sydney O Burke and William Casazza and Julia A Cautela and Kevin Chen and Nitish S Chimalakonda and Dylan Chudoff and J. A. Connor and Trevor Cross and Kyra N Curtis and Jessica A Dahlke and Bethany M Deaton and Sarah J Degroote and Danielle DeNigris and Katherine C DeRuff and Milan Dolan and David A. Dunbar and Marisa S Egan and Daniel R. Evans and Abby K Fahnestock and Amal Farooq and Garrett Finn and Christopher R Fratus and Bobby L. Gaffney and Rebecca A. Garlena and Kelly E Garrigan and Bryan C. Gibbon and Michael Andrew Goedde and Carlos A. Guerrero Bustamante and Melinda Harrison and Megan C Hartwell and Emily L. Heckman and Jennifer H. Huang and Lee E. Hughes and Kathryn M Hyduchak and Aswathi E Jacob and Machika Kaku and Allen Karstens and Margaret A. Kenna and Susheel K. Khetarpal and Rodney A. King and Amanda L Kobokovich and Hannah M. Kolev and Sai Aparna Konde and Elizabeth Kriese and Morgan E Lamey and Carter Lantz and Jonathan S. Lapin and Temiloluwa O Lawson and In Young Lee and Sc. Lee and Julia Y. Lee-Soety and Emily Marie Lehmann and Shawn C London and A. Javier Lopez and Kelly C. Lynch and Catherine M. Mageeney and Tetyana Martynyuk and Kevin J Mathew and Travis N. Mavrich and Christopher M McDaniel and Hannah McDonald and C. Joel McManus and Jessica Medrano and Francis E Mele and Jennifer E Menninger and Sierra N. Miller and Josephine E Minick and Courtney T Nabua and Carolina Napoli and Martha Nkangabwa and Elizabeth A Oates and Cassandra T. Ott and Sarah K Pellerino and William J. Pinamont and Ross T Pirnie and Marie C. Pizzorno and Emilee Plautz and Welkin H. Pope and K. M. Pruett and Gabbi Rickstrew and Patrick A. Rimple and Claire A. Rinehart and Kayla Robinson and Victoria A. Rose and Daniel A. Russell and Amelia M Schick and Julia Schlossman and Victoria Schneider and Chloe A Sells and Jeremy W. Sieker and Morgan P Silva and M. Silvi and St{\'e}phanie Simon and Amanda K. Staples and Isabelle L Steed and Emily L. Stowe and Noah A. Stueven and Porter T Swartz and Emma A Sweet and Abigail T Sweetman and Corrina Tender and Katrina Terry and Chrystal Thomas and Daniel S. Thomas and Allison R Thompson and Lorianna Vanderveen and Rohan Varma and Hannah L Vaught and Quynh D Vo and Zachary T Vonberg and Vassie C. Ware and Yasmene M Warrad and Kaitlyn E Wathen and Jonathan L Weinstein and Jacqueline F Wyper and Jakob R. Yankauskas and Christine Zhang and Graham F. Hatfull},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
The vast bacteriophage population harbors an immense reservoir of genetic information. Almost 2000 phage genomes have been sequenced from phages infecting hosts in the phylum Actinobacteria, and analysis of these genomes reveals substantial diversity, pervasive mosaicism, and novel mechanisms for phage replication and lysogeny. Here, we describe the isolation and genomic characterization of 46 phages from environmental samples at various geographic locations in the U.S. infecting a single… 

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